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What is Mediation

At EVM, the mediators are outside of the box thinkers when it comes to creative negotiations. Here is what you can expect when working with EVM: 

• We specialize in high conflict cases (does the other party allow you to be heard?)
• Offers a variety of ideas to contribute to your negotiations 
• Has a lot of personal experience in working with the courts 
• Can help the parties' with their communication and brings clarity in your negotiations 
• Keeps the focus on the parties future rather than their past 
• Accepts the parties as they are and refuses to judge or control the parties 
• Every party will have the opportunity to be heard and for your ideas to be considered during negotiations 

How Long Does Mediation Take?

In mediation, each session is about 3 hours each.  Utilizing mediation to solve your disputes with all the parties, will allow everyone to move towards the final stages of their negotiations.   We settle over 90% of our cases.  Your case matters.  You are not a number.

What You Will Need for Mediation

Your mediator will provide you with a checklist of all necessary paperwork that you will need for the parties. For mediation to be successful, here is what we will need from you: 

• Come with an open mind 
• Act in good faith 
• Listen calmly to the other party, even if you disagree 
• Have an active role in your decision-making process 
• Full disclosure of all debts and assets 
• If children are involved, put the children's needs above your own 

  • • Make litigation as a last resort 

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